EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 39 for December 11, 2019
- NEW: Accessing Civic Engagement with Students with Disabilities - March 13, 8:30-3:30 - Hudson High School. This Emerging America workshop with strategies, tools, and plans for full inclusion of students receiving Special Education services or with 504 plans in civic engagement projects, grades 8 & 9-12. $40. Watch History eNews for details!
- Stanford History Education Group - Civic Online Reasoning Curriculum. Free lessons and assessments to help teach students to evaluate online information and its effects on them, their communities, and the world.
- Library of Congress new online exhibition:“Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words.”
- Politicraft - new civic engagement card game. NCSS promotion, only $14.00 per deck till 12/20. Enter promo code PCNCSS19 at checkout. Website.
Accessing Civic Engagement
with Students with Disabilities
Teacher teams at the 2018 Civic Education Institute worked with high school student leaders to design new 8th grade civics courses.
EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.
HISTORY AND CIVICS EDUCATION COURSES
PDPs / Or optional grad credit available from Westfield State University.
- Integrating Civic Engagement Projects Across the Curriculum - Instructor: Rich Cairn - Develop project plans under 2018 civic engagement legislation and History and Social Science standards. PDPs or 1 graduate credit.
- January 21 & February 25, Northampton
- ONLINE - Accessing Inquiry for English Learners through Primary Sources - Instructors Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. Meets state PD requirement, with attention to teachers of History and Social Science and the Humanities. PDPs or 1 graduate credit.
- February 4 to March 16 - Fully ONLINE
- Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources - Instructors: Rich Cairn & Alison Noyes. Meets state PD requirement, with attention to teachers of History and Social Science and the Humanities. PDPs or 1 graduate credit.
- NEW DATES - March 3 & March 31 - CES, Northampton
- America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond - Instructor: Kelley Brown. Scholars Peter Carroll and Sebastiaan Faber. PDPs or 1 graduate credit.
- April 3-4 - Melrose High School
NEW RESOURCES AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
- TPS Teachers Network - Teachers with experience working with primary sources are welcome to join this network.
Featured this week - YOU MUST LOGIN FIRST FOR THESE LINKS TO WORK:
- Introducing young students to historical photography through portraiture
- Posters with Science Connections
Library of Congress Teacher Blog http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/
- Sign Up for a Teaching with Primary Sources Workshop Using the Rosa Parks Papers
- Happy Birthday to the Amazing Periodic Table!
- January 18 - 2020 SOURCES Conference (Orlando, FL) - At this free conference, presenters will provide strategies for using primary sources to help K-12 students engage in learning, develop critical thinking skills, and build content knowledge - Information and Registration
- March 17 - 8am - Bill of Rights Institute: President and the Constitution: Presidential Powers (Windsor Locks, CT) - Information and Registration
- July 13-17 - LBJ Presidential Library: Summer Institute (University of Texas - Austin) - Includes housing and stipend - Information and Application
Teaching Tolerance: No Joking Matter - Words and Disability
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